Connecting communities through information technology
Vicnet assists community and not-for-profit groups to set up an online presence, with a number of options available to suit your needs.
Web hosting for community groups
Free web hosting
A cost-free start to getting online, community and non-profit groups are eligible for 50MB of hosting space, FTP access, and technical support. There's no advertising and no strings attached.
Who is eligible?
Community groups (health, sport, arts, and more), special interest pages and hobby sites where the content of the site is of relevance to the Victorian Community. Strictly no e-commerce. Government agencies and commercial organisations are not eligible for this service.
How do I apply?
Download the application form, then simply fill it in and return it to us. Please read our General Terms and Conditions before submitting this form. You must also abide by our Acceptable Use Policy, which is subject to change at any time.
Web design for community groups
We can also help you set up a website at very little cost, using software that allows you to easily add and edit your own content (called a Content Management System or CMS).
Click here for an example website. Websites can be based on one of our standard design templates, or customised depending on your requirements. Visit the gallery of template designs to choose your website template now, then select one of the plans below.
* includes up to 6 pages of standard content
** Skill levels: